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The Sugar-Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie, Arcola Theatre – Review

Pros: The set was absolutely mind-blowing. Cons: There was too much swearing in a script that otherwise flowed quite nicely. From the moment I entered the auditorium at the Arcola, I wished I could take a multi-sensorial picture of the mesmerising set into which I had been welcomed. Immersed in a cloud of incense-perfumed haze, a staircase led up to a red curtain, which was guarded on both sides by Chinese lanterns. Two golden doors and pillars with engraved logograms completed ...

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Far from Fiction, Lion and Unicorn Theatre – Review

Pros: Far from Fiction explores interesting themes and ideas, and contains some touching moments. Cons: At times the script drags, feeling underdeveloped and poorly edited, and this limits the power of the production. As I’ve mentioned before on this site, I have a personal and professional interest in mental health and its depiction on stage, so you would think Far from Fiction would be right up my street. This new play is an exploration of self-harm, in several of its ...

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Win tickets to The Joke by Will Adamsdale

This is your chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Joke, a new play from comedy award winner Will Adamsdale – and company – as it tours the UK. To enter simply retweet the tweet below AND tell us a joke, by 5pm on 17.4.16. #COMPETITION Win tickets to see The Joke by Will Adamsdale, on UK tour.Retweet by 5pm on 17.4.16 AND tell us a joke. @TheatreRoyal — Everything Theatre (@EveryTheatre) April 11, 2016 Good luck! ...

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